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Marksmen from the Vietnamese national team took part in an international friendly tournament which took place online on August 28 due to the event being unable to be held in person due to the impact of COVID-19.

No Tokyo, but flame still burns brightly in athletes’ dreams

The Olympic Games, one of the most-anticipated sporting events on the planet, was originally scheduled to start later this month in Tokyo but was postponed to July 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Young “Robinhoods” shooting for the stars at Tokyo Olympics

Securing a berth at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been a turning point in the sporting careers of Do Thi Anh Nguyet and Nguyen Hoang Phi Vu - the first Vietnamese archers to qualify for the world’s largest sporting event. ​

Vietnam's Vu Thi Trang rises six spots in world rankings

Vu Thi Trang, Vietnam’s leading female badminton player, has climbed six places from 64th to 58th in the latest world rankings.

4x400m medley to join ASIAD, Olympic Games

 The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has announced that the 4x400m medley category for mixed teams will be included among the track events at the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 and 2020.

Russian whistleblower Stepanova treated 'very poorly': IOC's Pound

 Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova and her husband, who fled their country after uncovering a state-backed doping scandal, were treated poorly by all sports bodies,

Party time in Rio after rollercoaster run-up to the Games

 With a little bit of chaos and a last-minute sprint on preparations, Rio de Janeiro was ready on Friday to revel in a moment seven years in the making: the opening of the Olympic Games.

Three Vietnamese lifters heading to Rio

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's weightlifting team have made history by winning three tickets to compete at the next Olympic Games in Brazil.

Japan prove to good for Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Japan's Shoya Nakajima scored a double to make it two-out-of-two wins at the 2016 AFC U23 Championship qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Viet Nam yesterday at the Shah Alam Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia.

Vietnamese sport: From the 27th SEA Games to further goals

The 2013 campaign officially wrapped up in the light of fireworks at the closing ceremony of the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar, a focal sporting event that drove the movement of Vietnamese sport during the whole of last year.

Volgograd blasts: New deadly explosion hits Russian city

 At least 10 people have been killed and 10 others hurt in a suspected terrorist attack on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd, officials say.

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